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Pipe Bag

Object Number:86-35-298
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ojibwa (uncertain)
Cree (uncertain)
Provenience: North America
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Date Made: 1900-1986
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1986
Section:American
Materials:Hide
Bead
Length: 75 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of George and Henry J. Vaux, 1985
Other Number:56 - Collector Number

Description

Native tanned hide; top cut into two ellipse-shaped flaps on each side. Beaded panel at bottom has symmetrical floral patterns (different on either side) done in red, yellow, blue, green and maroon beads against a white background. Beadwork done in spot stitch technique using commercial thread. Native tanned hide dringe at bottom. Overall condition very good.

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